Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Shadow war project, part 2: Imperial Guard Paratrooper

My new Para(storm)trooper ispired by these artworks; the first on 3rd edition Imperial Guard codex, the second found in internet (but I think 5th edition codex), respectively
for the torso and for the legs.
Because I need one more Stormtrooper for my Tanith Ghosts Shadow Wars squad, so I must realize one very special. With a grav chute.







A Paratrooper is the non plus ultra of the Imperial Guard and this one can be a Phantine Skyborne of Gaunt Ghosts' novels.










Miracle: from a single miniature I get two ones! Let's start from the beginning: I have an hot-shot lasgun, a Steel Legion officer conversion and two Snowspider cannons that are very good to represent a grav chute or a jump pack.

I realize a Stormtrooper well equipped and well armed (hot-shot lasgun, pistol, combat knife, frag grenades and a crack grenade). To drive the grav chute/jump pack there is a handle bar. A mask with respirator and visor lays on the armour.

The Stormtrooper before painting: a mess of small pieces...

PART 1 - SHADOW WARS PROJECT - PART 3

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